What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name BELL, WENDY L Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $51,440.13 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SCOTT R Employer name Village of New Hartford Amount $51,440.10 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKERIAN, ALYSSA D Employer name Albany County Amount $51,439.99 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, JIMMY Z Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,439.53 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LIZETTE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,439.03 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMADGE, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $51,438.98 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, ANNE M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $51,438.86 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINA, THERESA M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $51,438.86 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ELIJAH R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,438.74 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIK, PETE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,438.44 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,438.18 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, MICHELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,438.15 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONCINI, CHRISTINE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,438.06 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETT, ANTHONY J Employer name Greene County Amount $51,437.96 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, SUZANNE Employer name Village of Bellerose Amount $51,437.28 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AMANDA M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $51,437.08 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, STACEY L Employer name Albany County Amount $51,437.08 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, PAULA A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $51,436.83 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROSE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,436.59 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDS, WAKENYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,436.07 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ELIZABETH J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,435.68 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLERA, FRANK A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $51,435.65 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, DANA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,435.57 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,435.45 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, CATHERINE L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $51,435.45 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,435.36 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SALLY H Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,435.06 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODEL, KAREN A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,435.00 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, JOHNATHAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,434.75 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, STEVEN K Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $51,434.46 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, POLLY S Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $51,434.44 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,434.23 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSAILLON, TANYA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,434.19 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUCZEK, RICHARD E Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,434.00 Date 03/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MAXWELL I Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,433.68 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DION Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,433.61 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, JEANNETTE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,433.56 Date 05/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGER, JULIE A Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $51,433.00 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, VERONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $51,432.95 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDRAHITA, JEANETTE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $51,432.86 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JAMIE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,432.78 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,432.52 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE-COVINGTON, SHAWANIKA T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,432.45 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRIGLIANO, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,432.42 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, LUIS F Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $51,432.36 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $51,432.32 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAVEN E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,432.25 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DIANE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,432.21 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, DEBORAH L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $51,432.10 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $51,432.08 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, RICHARD D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $51,431.80 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, MARTHA W Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $51,431.73 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOEILLET, YVES M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,431.62 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, DONALD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,431.51 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSCH, GLENN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,431.33 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, LYSTRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,431.16 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, RICHARD K Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,431.16 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, ANDREW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,431.14 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCIO, STEPHEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,431.12 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MINO, RONA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,431.09 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MILLICENT D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,431.02 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, CARRIE W Employer name Greene County Amount $51,430.82 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKA, HANNA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,430.63 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, KAREN N Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,430.50 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Mayfield Amount $51,430.29 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $51,430.21 Date 10/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIELE, DONALD J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,429.91 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JODI L Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $51,429.42 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DONALD Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $51,429.09 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, LEE E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,428.88 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, LISA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,428.80 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, AARON R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,428.73 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, ISAAC H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,428.71 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GENEVIEVE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,428.71 Date 09/22/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFREY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,428.64 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIXAO SILVA, DANIELA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,428.26 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTEHRER-GRAF, DANIEL F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,428.25 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, GLENNY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,428.17 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ERIC J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $51,428.16 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $51,428.04 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES-GRIFFIN, SARA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $51,427.85 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWAY, JOSEPH C Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $51,427.85 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DAJENE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,427.76 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MAXINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,427.63 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOSHUA R Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $51,427.46 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENCE, MICHELE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,427.30 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGE, JEFFERY C Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,427.25 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILMA O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $51,427.16 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREAN, TERESA P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,427.07 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MOLLY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,427.04 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARLOS F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,426.93 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, RAYMOND A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,426.75 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFRI, ALI Z Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,426.75 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZSEF, IVAN F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,426.75 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDINGER, BRANDON V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,426.72 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DAVID Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,426.70 Date 11/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, BRIAN H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,426.68 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, KATRINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,426.67 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, DENISE P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,426.47 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $51,426.44 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System